April 6, 1914 – March 11, 2010
Esther Turnbull passed away peacefully in Calgary on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at the age of 95 years.
Esther is lovingly remembered by her son Jim; and daughters, Marjorie and Valerie (Grant). She was so proud and closely followed the activities of her nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Esther is also survived by her loving sister Ruth, brother-in-law Bud (Bessie); and sisters-in-law, Muriel and Edna. She was predeceased by her parents George and Alma Becklund; her husband of sixty-three years Mason; daughter Lois; granddaughter Carrie; and brother John and his wife Helen who was Esther’s sister-in-law and best friend since childhood.
A Funeral Service will be held for Esther at the Community Hall in Lousana, AB on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held next to Mason at the Youngstown Cemetery on Monday, March 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m., followed by a Celebration of Esther’s Life at the Youngstown Community Hall at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca or to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, www.theseed.ca.
In living memory of Esther Turnbull, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.Print This Obituary & Condolences